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Valentine’s Day Lantern



Sponge paint a mason jar, decorate, and add string lights to create a festive Valentine’s Day Lantern you can display!


CRAYOLA Washable Paint

CRAYOLA Scissors

Mason Jars

Sponge Tip Brush

Parchment Paper

Twine or Ribbon

CRAYOLA Construction Paper

CRAYOLA No. 2 Pencil

Celar Tape

Disposable Plate

Battery-Operated String Lights



1.To create a resist, start by drawing a heart on construction paper with a No. 2 pencil, then cut it out with scissors.

2.Tape the paper heart to the outside of a mason jar.

3.Using a sponge, or sponge-tip brush, coat the outside of the mason jar in paint that’s on a disposable plate. Let dry 1–2 hours.

4.When dry, peel away the heart to reveal the paint resist.

5.To create a frosted effect, roll a piece of parchment paper and place it inside the mason jar. Use your fingers to fit it to the inside of your jar.

6.Fill mason jar with battery-operated string lights.

7.Add twine or ribbon around the rim of your jar and display!


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